Japanese - Level 2

Japanese words written on a chalkboard

Student Testimonials

"I enjoyed the instructor's enthusiasm and teaching style; small class that gets a lot of opportunity for speaking practice."

“Ikeda-sensei is by far my favorite teacher of all time. She is patient and so supportive really makes you want to learn the language!”

“Hiroko Ikeda makes the class fun to learn Japanese.”

Class Overview

Continue leaning everyday Japanese vocabulary and expressions in this interactive class. Improve basic oral and written communication skills while exploring traditional and modern Japanese culture. You will get acquainted with the essentials of Japanese grammar and continue learning to read and write Hiragana and Katakana. Enjoy improving your skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing Japanese. Required textbook: Japanese For Busy People, 3rd Edition. Romanized Version ISBN: 978-1-56836-384-4 or Kana Version ISBN: 978-1-56836-385-1. Check online for best prices.


Learning Objectives

  • Hiragana and Katakana (reading, writing and pronouncing) 
  • conversational skills with familiar topics
  • everyday vocabulary and expressions
  • essential grammar
  • listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for simple conversation 
  • traditional and modern Japanese culture


Recommended Textbook

Japanese For Busy People Book 1, the 4th Edition. Romanized Version ISBN-13: 978-1568366197 or Kana Version ISBN-13: 978-1568366203. You can find it online, or you might be able to order it at your favorite bookstore.


Who Might Enjoy This Class?

  • Students who have completed Japanese – Level 1 or the equivalent
  • People who are interested in Japanese language and culture and would like to continue learning skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar.


Class Details